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The problem facing Asia's emerging smartphone makers is that they don't make smartphones

Micromax, an Indian company that emerged from nowhere to become the second-largest smartphone maker (after Samsung) by market share in India’s growing market, has a problem: It doesn’t make smartphones. 377 more words

Has There Been a Threat?

By: Joshua French

In a recent Delaware opinion, the Court of Chancery was faced with a question as to what constitutes a “threat” of an “Action” when determining whether a claim is indemnifiable under the terms of a stock purchase agreement. 499 more words

Acquisitions

Holy Bezos, Batman! Amazon is buying Comixology

Amazon is now adding a slew of comics to its digital media empire.

The online retailer announced today it’s acquiring Comixology, maker of a popular digital comic app, for an undisclosed sum. 194 more words

Deals

Increase in Delaware Appraisal Cases: Increased Shareholder Activism or Growing Hedge Fund Involvement?

By: Mark Tarallo

Any M&A transaction, especially a contested transaction or a transaction involving insiders, can lead to litigation.  One type of litigation is an appraisal claim, where shareholders contest the value put on the company in the transaction and ask a court to determine “fair value.” According to an article by Professors Minor Myers and Charles Korsmo, the value of appraisal claims filed in Delaware in 2013 was approximately $1.5 billion, almost ten times the value of appraisal claims in 2004.  197 more words

Acquisitions

Automattic, the company behind online publishing platform WordPress, announced Wednesday it had acquired Longreads, the Oakland, Calif.-based link-sharing startup that aggregates and delivers the best long-form content on the Web to subscribers via email. 8 more words

General

Brad Smith in HomeCare Magazine

Private Equity Plays a Larger Role in our Consolidated DME Market

Distinguish your best option in this market

by Bradley Smith

April 2014

There is a new breed of DME owner rapidly gaining ground in the DME marketplace. 794 more words

American Healthcare Capital

MBBP Client Seatwave Acquires Timbre

Timbre, an app built by Cambridge-based mobile software development firm Intrepid Pursuits, recently announced it has been acquired by MBBP client Seatwave. Timbre uses your current location to show you what concerts are happening nearby, and play clips of the music from each group. 97 more words

Acquisitions